School Guard Mermaid with Susan Barmore, Cloth Doll Artist
The Mermaid rides on her mechanical fish patrolling her territory and guarding the schools of fish from underwater dangers and mishaps.
The Mermaid is 11” long. She is made from muslin with a Paper clay covered tail. She wears an embellished halter and a helmet that is also made of Paper clay.
Her goggles have blue rhinestones in the lenses to reflect the colors of the ocean waters.
The fish is 18” long. Some of his components are made from craft foam and some from corrugated cardboard. He has Styrofoam and Paper clay eyes.
They are mounted on a wood base that has been covered with Stucco medium.